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ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
of the ship staying on board the "overseas raymar" in san francisco bay hopefully enjoying four or five days of unexpected vacation time enjoying the sights of san francisco bay as the coast guard and the ntsb get the investigations going. >> the abc7 news i-team has been digging into the background of guy kleess, piloting the "overseas raymar" at the time of the accident. there are three addresses under his name. one in san francisco. one in wyoming. what appears to be the current one in maryland. you see video provided to us by the san francisco bar pilots who work a week on and a week off but can trade ships. we asked shipping officials about the possibility of pilot fatigue and the bar pilot came to san francisco from maryland right before the crash. >> was he on a red eye? >> we do not know when he came on or off or when he got on or off the ship. >> the shipping industry has filed suit to get information of the pilot's shift and whether fatigue is a problem. the bar pilots and the board are appealing a september decision. you can keep up with new developments by following us
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
oakland city council is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter is live in san francisco with details. katie? >> kristen, it has been two weeks since the oil tanker hit the tower of the bay bridge and repair begins today. we are talking about the western span of the bridge, the eastern most tower closest to treasure island, the fender of the tower. it is designed to protect the tower. that is what it does. repair to the fender is going to be costly. the metropolitan transportation committee estimates we are looking at $2 million or $3 million. it i
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
in hayward and ended across the bay in san francisco. c.h.p. officers followed a black s.u.v. across the bay bridge last night. the driver was going the wrong way on the bridge before turning around. the chase ended several minutes later at south van ness street. it ran over spike streets. there were black suitcases in the trunk but in word on what was in them. >> this morning we learned the name of the man shot to death at a bart station in san leandro. it could be a case of being in the wrong case at the wrong time. the 50-year-old was caught in the crossfire between two groups at the station on saturday, a teenager girl was wounded, but is expected to survive. police arrested one person so far. >> a man suspected of a laser attack on our helicopter while we were covering an oakland shooting will be arraigned today. this man, 40-year-old riley was arrested. he aimed a laser at our chopper in east oakland on monday night. even low powered lasers can blind pilots. he faces a fine up to $11,000 or five years in prison. he is held on $10,000 bail. >> three marin county day care workers
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
treasure island under foggy conditions. the san francisco manner exchange will look at fog rules. the federal investigators say it could take months to determine the true cause. >> governor brown will attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a vic
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
-scenes updates and re-tweeting highlights at abc7 news bay area. >> san francisco arts bishop this morning is causing a stir with comments he made of same-sex marriage. according to the huffington post, he told the catholic herald the term gay mainly is a natural impossibility and should rarely be used and said legislating for the right of people of the same sex to marry is like legalizing male breast feeding. that is a quote. he told the catholic newspaper this week that fighting to protect traditional marriage is god's gift no this generation. >> this morning, san francisco police are hoping a photo they released will help find a man they say stabbed a woman after an attempted sexual assault. police say ricky choked the woman, and stabbed her when she resisted january 7 on 39th avenue. he weighed 180 pounds and police say he is likely armed and drive as gray 2011 toyota with license plate number kuman77. >> new information this morning on the c.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
tankers for exxon before becoming a san francisco pilot in 2005. in 2010 his license was put on hold by the booed of pilot commissioners when federal regulators deny add request for a medical waiver the we do not know what the medical condition was but sources say the situation must have been resolved to have been working as a bar pilot yesterday. abc7 was the first to report the ship collision shortly after it happened. follow us at abc7 news bay area on abc7news.com with a slide show with pictures of the damaged ship and the coast guard news conference. >> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire is in custody this morning. the san francisco police and marshals arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver last night after getting a tip he was staying at an oakland hotel. he is in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamare, remains in critical condition with severe burns. the two got in an argument on sunday. her sister said he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and went back to the laundromat and he dou
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
francisco stations. >> if you are in the san francisco bay watch out for whales, one was spotted yesterday near pier 39 in san francisco headed east at mid-afternoon. the coast guard says it is not unusual to see gray whales this time of year as they migrate to baja. boaters should keep a good distance from any whales they spot. >> do we wish we were migrating to baja? >> absolutely. >> they have a better chance than we do but it will be ten degrees warmer than us, as our wet weather will sink to the south. good morning, everyone, live doppler 7 hd show as few sprinkles out there in the east bay valley and although we are toward the peninsula but the big story is very damp and limited visibility this morning if a mile and a half in livermore and two miles in mountain view to one in novato and not bad in oakland and san francisco about five to six, some of the better visibility right there. now, breaking down today, off to a foggy and damp start with drizzle and a white rain here and there but very isolated with temperatures mild, upper 40's to low 50's. as we head to noon there i
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am PST
police in san francisco. police approaching the suspect's vehicle and pulling him to the ground. yesterday morning, the suspect drove away from traffic stop went through an intersection and slammed into a car at 21st and south van ness. a passenger was killed as was a man standing on the corner. >> it was really scary, one minute you are here and second minute you shall gone. my employee, he was seconds away from being hit by the car. >> suspect was described in his mid 20s is well known to police. >>> this morning, students that survived the connecticut rampage will get a look at the new school they will attend tomorrow. furniture including desks have been moved to the former middle school that the students will now attend for the rest of the year. backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the december 14th shooting have also been moved. school leaders intend to make the first day of class as normal as possible. counselors will be on hand. authorities say the they don't know why the gunman shot and killed 26 people including 20 children. >> katie: a 12-i
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
revealing the cause of death. >> san francisco police reach out to the public to find a man who attacked a woman in the mission district. they released this concept of a -- this sketch of a man accused of attempted rape described as 5' 8" and around 160 pounds. he pullinged her and wrestled her to the ground before being scared off. >> marin county is hosting a gun buyback program today and next monday and are willing to pay for more than guns. you can get $200 for turning in a semi-automatic rifle and $100 for other firearms and $10 for violent video games. drop off is from 11:00 this morning at various police stations including st. appear -- st. andrew's church. you do fault have to from the county to get money. >> and there is still a search for a permanent police chief when chris moore retires. the department re-opened the search after passing on all the candidate whose applied for the job. >> attorneys and plaintiffs in the p pg&e are willing to settle a fire, after eight people were killed and three dozen homes were killed. aging pipes and poor maintenance caused the blast
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 4:30am PST
including st. andrew's church in marin city. >> 25-year-old man accused 6 raping a san francisco woman during a robbery is in custody. he forced his way into the residence on saturday night late. a neighbor called 9-1-1. jones jumped off a balcony but found hiding in the backyard of a home. he faces assault and robbery charges. >> new this woman an audit of agencies in san francisco show one far outpaced the others for racking up overtime. san francisco muni racked up more overtime than any other agency going $18 million over budget. the san francisco chronicle reports they beat out police and fire when it came to overtime with ten supervisors making more than $100,000 in overtime boosting their pay to $200,000 last year. one mechanic more than doubled his $106,000 annual salary by making an additional $163,000 in overtime. the chief says that a lot of work was done at night when the trains were not running to get a new train control system working. abc7 will have more in a live report next half hour. >> u.s. postal inspectors hope surveillance video will catch two men who stole mail f
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
or was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. >> san francisco public school students get a lesson in online safety today. 55,000 students will be taught the basics of digital citizenship to keep safe online. issues they will tackle are bullying and what to trust online. the district attorney will visit a middle school to see some students taking part in the online safety instruction day. >> the national weather service is issuing a beach hazard for the northern california coast through the weekend. people along the shore should be careful of sneaker waves that can be dangerous. because of the beach hazard spectators will not be allowed on the shoreline for the maverick surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders in the world are gathering in half moon bay for the event that has not been held since 2010. that year several watched from store and injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator area. >> that was all caught on video. that is why people are moved back this year. >> clinching the deal. >> mike told us of sneaker waves. let's find out about that. >> tha
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am PST
, also, was assaulted in the attack. >> san francisco police investigators hope surveillance video they made public will lead them to the man would brutally killed a dog during a street robbery. the video shows the man running from the scene of a throwing the dog into traffic on the street. the man grabbed her shirt and tried to take money from her pocket and became angry when the dog started barking in the car. posters have gob -- gone up with the picture. there is a reward. >> groups fighting a law banning a law of shark fin are trying to appeal the ruling, after the judge rejected that this discriminates against chinese americans. shark fin soup is a delicacy in many chinese restaurants in california and restaurant owners say they stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. the law supporters say it will stop fishermen from cutting fins and then throwing the sharks in the ocean to die. >> homeowner is in a tent in the front yard in a legal battle with the city. the city has tagged the house after remodeling work has been done for 10 years. the officials say the house dangerous an
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 4:30am PST
checkered shirt. >> 4:32. a man who lit a woman on fire in san francisco in bayview will be arraigned today after being arrested in oakland on monday for the attack on starr lamare a woman he was dating and faces charges of attempted murder and arson after he doused tar star with gas and society her -- set her on fire. they were arguing before the attack. starr lamare is expected to survive but faces months in the hospital. >> we are learning more of the death of a home intruder at the hands of a resident. it was a conspiracy by an estranged wife that backfired. our reporter has details on that. >> apartment residents identified the couple in a series of pictures. together they have an 8-year-old daughter and five-year-old son. >> i seen them with the kid, picking up the kid. he was a nice guy. >> i come home on my break and i would see him but i never saw her. >> police say the wife told her husband she was cheating on him and wanted him out of the house but he wasn't moving fast enough. >> this angered his wife and she plot add burglary with the boyfriend in an effort to scare him and per
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
scheduled to attend the board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brine will push no more teaching and less research and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget proposal, he increased money for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in.
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
damaged. no one was hurt. it took crews more than two hours to clear the roads. >> san francisco giants most popular player is apologizing for an incident on new year's day. police were forced to remove romo from the airport after he got in a confrontation with security agents. we broke the store yesterday afternoon online. romo did nut have proper identification at a check point and argued with security officials. he was detained for a short while. last night, romo released a statement saying, i would like to sincerely apologize of the recent events at the las vegas airport which brought negative attention to the san francisco giants' organization and the fans. i love and respect the giants, my teammates and fans and promise to conduct myself in the future in the san francisco giants' way." families of the victims of the connecticut school shooting host another victim of tragedy this afternoon. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will travel to connecticut. two years ago she was wounded by a gunman in a mass shooting in tucson. tonight, a benefit concert for the sandy hook
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am PST
now with no delays. we will look, first, at the bay bridge toll plaza, light heed into san francisco with no metering lights and road work on the upper deck moving into the westbound direction but that will be picked up shortly and the traffic is light in the area, so, i am not seeing delays there. elsewhere, road work, northbound and southbound, various lanes will be picked up at 8:00 and san mateo southbound 101 various lanes for construction, right around 3rd until 6:00 a.m. as well. kristen and eric? >> thank you. >> looks like the car is going to catch fire. >> you heard of the oakland freeway side show and now hear the frantic 9-1-1 call and a tipster who was helping them track down the drivers. >> a new development in the safety investigation of boeing 787 dreamliner and safety regulators are now questioning when the company first knew there was a problem with the [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands bisc
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 4:30am PST
in san francisco. the reaction on day one of a major shift in the city's parking rules. >> first, the tech bytes. >> in tech bides the annual consumer electronic show opens this week in las vegas and it could be the year of the fal let, with samsung note on the market and self more companies are expected to announce a fab let at the show. readers can see more visuals. the word of the year is "hash tag." that was picked over fiscal cliff and 47 percent. the only text on the cover of newsweek was "hash tag." >> san mateo and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. 4:42 on monday. hope you had a great weekend. san francisco is locking across the bay toward oakland, crystal clear right here. it is cold. we have fog out there. mike nicco is tracking that for you. and there are fog advisories. >> new this morning, the alameda family coroner identified a man killed running across a busy oakland freeway. a 44-year-old behind a wheel hit the center divider of i-880 and after the crash, he got out of the car and tried to cross the freeway on foot and he was then hit by at lea
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
year. >> san francisco woman had a terrifying ordeal in the mission district when a man tried to rape her. >> my girlfriend heard someone scream, she woke me, i came to the window and someone was yelling to call the police or 9-1-1. around 2:30 on sunday morning a woman was assaulted. he says he only saw the attacker from behind as he ran away scared off by neighbors opening theirnd withs. he was last seen running east on 23rd street. >> he was jogging and then sprinted. >> she was walking home alone when she was attacked. she e-mailed her ordeal to neighborhood groups saying he went first for the eye sock south korea -- socket with his thumb. the intent was he was going to sexually assault her as nothing else was taken or mentioned. >> the victim is a climber and describes herself as strong so she was able to free an arm and fight back and yell for help. she came out of it with only a few bruises and scratches but police fear the man will attack again and inflict more injury. residents are looking out. >> be extra cautious where you are. use pepper spray. do due diligence. >> th
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